Human Rights

Adoption of resolution by UN Security Council based on results of Sep 15 meeting being discussed – Armenian deputy FM

15:17, 16 September 2022

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 16, ARMENPRESS. Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Paruyr Hovhannisyan says the remarks of representatives of several countries made yesterday during the emergency session of the UN Security Council are mostly satisfactory.

“During the UN Security Council session representatives of a number of countries talked about the disasters, humanitarian and military consequences happening in the territory of Armenia, as well as the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. I can only say that very important messages were made for us”, he told Armenpress.

Asked whether the UN Security Council will adopt a resolution based on the results of the discussion, the deputy FM said that this issue is currently being discussed.

On September 13, starting at 00:05, the Azerbaijani armed forces launched a major military attack in several directions against Armenia, primarily using artillery and UAVs. 135 Armenian troops were killed and 6 civilians were wounded in the Azerbaijani attack.

On September 14 Armenia’s Security Council Secretary Armen Grigoryan said that ceasefire has been reached thanks to the involvement of the international community.

The situation caused by the Azerbaijani attack on Armenia was discussed on September 14 at the closed meeting of the UN Securtiy Council, initiated by France. On September 15, the UN Security Council held an open discussion, which was convened based on the letter sent by the Permanent Representative of Armenia to UN to the President of the UN Security Council.

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